For Women Who Are Concerned About Osteoporosis…Has Your Doctor Ordered This Simple Test To See How Fast You’re Losing Bone? Probably Not!February 15, 2015 5 Comments
Osteoporosis is a condition that can dangerously weaken the structure of bone. It affects over 200 million people worldwide, most of which are women.
This is usually measured by something called a bone density test. This is performed using low dose x-rays and gives a snapshot of how dense your bones are and whether or not you are at increased risk of fracture.
Now this is a very important test and gives a good baseline of where a person is. Unfortunately, it doesn’t tell you the rate of bone loss. Doesn’t it make sense to know how fast you are gaining or losing bone? That would let you know if your treatment/supplementation was working…long before your two year follow up bone density test.
The Urinary Bone Resorption Assessment does just that. It uses a simple inexpensive urine test that gives an accurate measure of bone turnover ...read more